Livestock epidemics often spread like wildfire in Malawi, where people in rural areas are dependent on their animals to survive - but where vets are in short supply. An animal welfare organization is trying to tackle the problem.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how technology helps avoid human-lion conflict in Kenya, how animal epidemics are being tackled in Malawi, and what it’s like to live in an urban 'treehouse.' All this and much more!
Kenyan artist Kioko Mwitiki’s life-sized scrap metal sculptures won him global acclaim. He tells DW about his art's impact, scavenging and environmental challenges facing Africa as it becomes the 'factory of the world.'
"You have to create that happy moment between the farmer and wildlife and you have to do that by educating them so that they become conservationists and that’s the way to move forward." - Kioko Mwitiki, Kenyan eco-artist
Join us in Zanzibar, where climate change is threatening the seaweed industry. Plus: Making paper out of grass, fashioning handbags from plastic waste and how boosting businesses could help protect wildlife in Ethiopia.
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